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Your ATX Information for Purchasing, Eating and FUN

Your ATX Guide for Shopping, Dining and FUNYour ATX Guide for Shopping, Dining and FUN

When Lauryn and Michael moved to Austin what they observed most was all the character. They like to go for walks round their neighborhood or plan hikes with mates and end with bone broth or a smoothie at SunLife.

They love residing in Austin and have discovered some spots they love like Commodore Perry and Suerte, however Lauryn wished to convey you a full on information to Austin that features purchasing, bars, eating places and locations to go to. Right this moment we now have all of the suggestions from Ellen, Lauryn’s private assistant.

Ellen is from Austin so clearly is aware of what’s up relating to enjoyable dive bars, the most effective meals and distinctive trend finds. Let’s get proper into all her high suggestions while you come to go to Austin, Texas.


Your ATX Information for Purchasing, Eating and FUN

Expertise the outside:

+ Woman Hen Lake Path

A tremendous solution to see the Austin skyline, and the most effective place for a sizzling woman stroll.

+ Pease Park

Very lowkey, a fantastic park for a stroll together with your canine.

+ Mayfield Park

Wander by this serene park and watch dwell peacocks roam.

+ Barton Springs

Summers are brutal right here in Texas, and if you happen to don’t have a pool one of the best ways to chill down is by leaping into Barton Springs.

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+ Fireplace and Soul

Good place to purchase ANY present. Tons of nice dwelling decor, kitchenware, glassware, candles, jewellery, garments, something you may want.

+ Moss

Luxurious Consignment with all the pieces from Prada to The Row. $$$, however nicely curated and I’ve scored some wonderful, timeless items there.

+ Estilo

I principally name this retailer Austin’s “Intermix.” Pattern pushed, prime quality, and positioned conveniently in Tarrytown to attraction to the not but produced Actual Housewives of Austin.

+ Unusual Objects

My favourite retailer in Austin, PERIOD. Probably the most unbelievable vintage retailer full of classic pottery, glassware, chandeliers, furnishings – the works! I can spend hours combing by this fantastically curated assortment. Even when antiquing isn’t your factor, trying round this cozy little gem is such a enjoyable solution to spend the afternoon.


+ Donn’s Depot

Basic Austin dive, nice dwell music. The demographic is anyplace from 21 to 81. You by no means know what you’re going to get in there. Very enjoyable, nice for 2 stepping and low-cost beer.

+ Rosie’s/Howards

Two for one, choose your vibe! Rosie’s is a brilliant cute wine bar with an awesome choice. Good for date nights, ladies evening out, or only a wise mid-week glass of wine and a snack. Rosie’s is related to Howard’s, which is a cute cocktail bar the place they’ve espresso martinis on faucet.

+ Dive Bar

Not *actually* a dive bar. Stylish craft cocktails. Excellent place for an after dinner drink.

+ Beez Kneez

My boyfriend and I went on our first date right here. It seems such as you’re having dinner in somebody’s front room. At all times bumpin’ good tunes, good vibes, and good drinks.

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+ C-Boys for Rooster Shit Bingo

YUP. It’s precisely what it seems like. On Sunday afternoons pop over to C-Boys for a sport of Rooster Shit Bingo. Each hour bar patrons draw a bingo quantity for $5. After drawing is closed, a hen is thrown onto a large bingo board and prodded with a pool stick. Whichever quantity the hen shits on, that fortunate barfly wins all the cash. It’s a good way to spend a Sunday afternoon with mates and to take part in some lighthearted playing.

+ Cedar Tavern @ Eberly

This bar is so cool and has a really attention-grabbing historical past. The enduring Cedar bar with Tiffany’s stained glass was initially within the historic Cedar Tavern in NYC. When the Cedar Tavern closed, the bar was offered at public sale and moved right down to Austin, the place it now lives behind Eberly. Each time I’ve drinks on the Cedar, I really feel like I’ve stepped again in time.

+ Lala’s Little Nugget

Christmas all yr spherical! Lala’s is a extremely enjoyable Christmas themed bar, full with festive cocktails, decorations and a countdown to Christmas behind the bar.

Eating places:

+ Justine’s

French Brasserie on the East Aspect. Vinyl is spun behind the bar, and each menu merchandise is delectable. A PERFECT date evening spot. I like the cheese plate, the bolognese and the pork chop.

+ Matt’s El Rancho

CLASSIC and iconic TexMex. All the pieces on the menu is scrumptious, however the Bob Armstrong Queso Dip and a “Knockout” (Mexican Martini) are absolute musts.

+ Fonda San Miguel

Elevated Mexican that’s not completely TexMex. Lovely and chic house. My go-to’s are the large margarita pitchers and the Duck Enchiladas.

+ J Carver’s

Bougie bougie steakhouse. Martinis and steaks are fabulous, however I’d be mendacity if I mentioned I don’t have desires concerning the Corn Brulee.

+ Ranch 616

Kitschy, enjoyable, with an awesome patio and dwell music. Southern impressed fare like Divorced Quail, and Frog Legs. 

+ Clark’s Oyster Bar

One among my favourite locations for a weekend brunch. In depth wine checklist, oysters, scrumptious crudo. Constantly good, and likewise nice for dinner.

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+ Lin

The most effective soup dumplings on the town. No notes.

+ Vespaio

My private favourite for Italian in Austin. I like to sit down on the bar. The meat carpaccio is a should, and the lasagne is INSANE. So so good.

+ Ola Maie

Upscale Southern meals in an outdated home. Very stylish but homey vibes, with dishes like inexperienced chile cheddar grits, pork chops, and blue corn hushpuppies. 

+ Austin Land & Cattle (ALC)

A NO FRILLS steakhouse. Very like Vespaio, I like to sit down on the bar. Basic steak and potatoes form of place. The service is at all times unbelievable, and whereas J Carver’s is “sexier”, ALC is my favourite place on the town for a martini, escargot, and steak.

+ Wink

A hidden GEM. There’s a restaurant and a wine bar, and also you guessed it… I like to sit down within the wine bar. Inexpensive bottles, educated employees, and nice meals. You’ll be able to go full on tasting menu, or order small plates a la carte. I like the smoked salmon pizza, and the foie gras burger.

+ Sushi Bar ATX

A reservation is considerably troublesome to attain, however Sushi Bar ATX is without doubt one of the most memorable eating experiences I’ve ever had. Positioned in a speakeasy on the East Aspect, the 17 course Omakase is unbelievable and appears like a personal banquet with solely 10 seats on the sushi bar. Unbelievable.


Make sure to save this publish if you happen to’re planning a visit to Austin this yr. You’ll want quite a lot of days in Austin to hit all these sizzling spots. Another locations Lauryn loves are The Street for acupuncture and facials, Kaita for Flossing, Drybar, and Sharp Pilates.

x, The Skinny Confidential crew

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